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MScChemical and Materials Engineering

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Are you intrigued by the boundaries of what’s possible when different areas of science intersect? Want to tackle complex problems that go hand in hand with technological innovations?

Every day, biomedical technology saves lives by allowing us to locate lesions and tumours inside a person’s body. This ever-evolving technology has become essential in the medical world, and the interuniversity collaboration between Vrije Universiteit Brussel and UGent offers a study programme that can train experts in medical radiation physics. This multidisciplinary programme does not only train students to find technological answers to technical questions, but calls for biomedically engineered solutions in balance with economical and ethical considerations.

Career opportunities

With a Master of Biomedical Engineering, the student has ample possibilities of finding a job in Flanders, Belgium, Europe or around the world inindustry, hospitals, health care, universities and research institutes, in government positions and many more.

The biomedical engineer is versatile, multi-disciplinary, and thus employable in a variety of positions:

  • PhD-student at a university or at a large industry R&D-department.
  • Product manager or project leader in an (R&D-) industry.
  • Medical physics engineer in a hospital.
  • Government/public health.
  • Consultancy in a wide range of functions, from product design to safety regulations.
  • Notified bodies, Regulatory Affairs Managers, screening new products for a CE-mark, patent offices…
  • Health Insurance, improving health care and controlling costs.
  • Any job requiring the traditional analytical and organizational skills of the academically trained engineer (general consultancy jobs, top functions in administration, banking sector..
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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States